County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Aftermath of Paris Great Fire, 1900


Description
Creator:
Martin, John K., Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This photograph shows the destroyed buildings left in the wake of the Paris Great Fire of September 12, 1900. The fire began at the Roller Mills and ultimately spread across a good portion of the town, causing a large amount of damage and destroying many buildings. The loss was estimated at $250,000.

A period newspaper article from the New York Times is linked to on the right.

This image was printed on page 269 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
Date of Original:
1900
Dimensions:
Width: 17.1 cm
Height: 11.6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
2009.0062.01, Page 14, Photo 2
Collection:
D.A. Smith Photograph Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.2
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Donor:
Paris Museum and Historical Society
http://www.parishistoricalsociety.com/
Email: parismuseum@rogers.com
Phone: (519) 442-9295
15 Curtis Avenue North
Paris, Ontario, Canada
N3L 3W1
Recommended Citation:
Aftermath of Paris Great Fire, 1900, D.A. Smith Photograph Collection, 2009.0062.01, Page 14, Photo 2, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

Aftermath of Paris Great Fire, 1900
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Aftermath of Paris Great Fire, 1900


This photograph shows the destroyed buildings left in the wake of the Paris Great Fire of September 12, 1900. The fire began at the Roller Mills and ultimately spread across a good portion of the town, causing a large amount of damage and destroying many buildings. The loss was estimated at $250,000.

A period newspaper article from the New York Times is linked to on the right.

This image was printed on page 269 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.